Drawing as an Art Form in Medieval Manuscripts

Drawing as an Art Form in Medieval Manuscripts

Lecture by Jonathan Alexander, New York University

Given at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on June 7, 2009

Jonathan Alexander, the Sherman Fairchild Professor of Fine Arts at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, presents a talk about the techniques, aesthetics, and role of graphic images—drawings, maps, diagrams, and masterful manuscript decorations—in the creative and intellectual life of the Middle Ages.

Part of the Pen and Parchment: Drawing in the Middle Ages exhibition held at The Metropolitan Museum of Art during the summer of 2009. Click here for more information about the exhibit.

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